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Pfau, Roland & Markus Steinbach (2003). Optimal reciprocals in German Sign Language.

URL: http://www.benjamins.com/jbp/series/SL&L/6-1/art/0002a.pdf

(Last accessed ).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3208&langcode=gsg (2019-04-22).

 

Example #1:

    b. px      py     blume xgeby
    index index flower agr.s:give:agr.o
    `S/he is giving him/her a flower'
Example #2:

    c. frau (px)         arzt (py)       1 vertrau2
    woman (index) doctor (index) trust
    `The woman trusts the doctor'
Example #3:

    a. xwir-beidey buch++ [xxschenkyyschenkxx]
    we-two       book:pl [give-as-present:rec
    `We are giving books to each other as presents'
Example #4:

    b. xwir-beidey [xxhelfyyhelfxx]
    we-two       [help:rec
    `We are helping each other'
Example #5:

    a. arzt px        mann py      x helfy helfx
    doctor index man index help:rec
    `The doctor and the man are helping each other'
Example #6:

    a. *arzt px mann py x helf         y helfx
    doctor IX man IX agr.s:help:agr.o/s:help:neg:agr.o
    `The doctor is helping the man and the man is not helping the doctor'
Example #7:

    b. *arzt px mann py xxhelf++yyhelfxx
    doctor IX man IX agr.s:help:ite:agr.o/s:help:agr.o
    the doctor (once)'
Example #8:

    *xwir-beidey blume++ [xgebygebx]
    we-two       flower:pl [give:rec
    `We are giving flowers to each other'
Example #9:

    a. xwir-beidey blume++ [xygebyx]
    we-two        flower:pl [give:rec
    `We are giving flowers to each other'
Example #10:

    b. xwir-beidey [xybesuchyx]
    we-two        [visit:rec
    `We are visiting each other'
Example #11:

    *xwir-beidey [xyhelfyx]
    we-two       [help:rec
    `We are helping each other'
Example #12:

    a. xwir-beidey 11vertrau22
    we-two       trust
    `We trust each other'
Example #13:

    b. xwir-beidey 1m^g2
    we-two       like
    `We like each other'
Example #14:

    a. xwir-beidey 11vertrau22 xpamypamx
    we-two       trust       pam:rec
    `We trust each other'
Example #15:

    b. xwir-beidey 1m^g2 xpamypamx
    we-two       like pam:rec
    `We like each other'
Example #16:

    (iii) ich lieb xpamy
    I love 1.sg.s:pam:2.sg.o
    `I love (only) you'
Example #17:

    a. xwir-beidey 11vertrau22
    we-two       trust
    `We trust each other'
Example #18:

    xwir-beidey [x helfy helfx ]
    we-two       [help:rec
    `We are helping each other'
Example #19:

    xwir-beidey blume++ [x geby ]
    we-two       flower:pl [give:rec
    `We are giving flowers to each other'
Example #20:

    *xwir-beidey 11vertrau22 [xypamyx]
    we-two       trust       [pam:rec
    `We trust each other'